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Specialists in the Sale of 20th Century, Modern and Contemporary Sculpture

Alun Heslop

BORN:
1971

LIVES:
Sussex

EDUCATION: Heslop studied at Rochester (KIAD 1988-1990), gaining a B-TEC National Diploma in Spatial (Interior) Design, and then went on to Brighton (1991-1994), graduating in Fine Art.

CAREER:
Alan established himself as an artist/craftsman in 1997 having developed an interest in chair making using the green wood working practice (the working of unseasoned wood in log form). His interest was developed in Switzerland with seating ergonomics & refinement in chair design & performance and on returning to England in 2006, he set up a workshop creating sculptural chairs.

COMMISSIONS & INSTALLATIONS:
Alun has produced seating installations for The Royal Horticultural Society, Royal Botanic Gardens & the North Downs Way national trail (KCC). Recent public works include the exterior & interior gallery seating for the Marks Barfield designed Lightbox Gallery, winner of the 2008 Art Fund Prize and Hedgehog Here & the Cricketer’s Bench for the Belmont Estate. Notable recent private commissions include the 8.5 m sinuous curving Sleeping Dragon bench (Bedfordshire), Lobo Loi chair (London) and the 2.5m idrop! sculptures (St. Albans & Maidstone).

MEDIUMS USED IN WORK:
Wood, Bronze

SUBJECTS OF WORK:
Sculptural Furniture

Alun Heslop sculpture and furniture for sale from The Sculpture Park is detailed below:

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